Scholarships support certification for loss prevention professionals and hopefuls.
PITTSBURGH, February 18, 2021 – Loss prevention professionals, as well as those who aspire to work in loss prevention in the United States and Canada, can apply for Vector Security Networks’ annual Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) scholarships now through March 31, 2021.
The scholarships provide financial support to loss prevention professionals or hopefuls seeking to obtain LPQ and LPC certifications. Vector Security began awarding the scholarships in 2009 in support of career development and continuing education for professionals in this important and rapidly evolving industry.
More than 284 scholarships totaling $283,795 have been awarded since the program began. The scholarships cover all course and examination fees for LPF’s Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) or Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) certifications.
A total of 10 LPQ and 10 LPC scholarships will be awarded to U.S.-based professionals, while another five LPC scholarships will be awarded to those based in Canada.
“We are pleased to once again offer Vector Security Networks’ LPF scholarships,” said Gary Fraser, Vice President of Sales for Vector Security Networks. “As the security needs of multi-site businesses continue to evolve, it’s important for loss prevention professionals to stay current on industry trends and solutions. Continuing education and certification in this field will help them meet the challenges of their profession.”
Anyone who is currently in the loss prevention industry or has an interest in a career in loss prevention, can apply for an LPQ scholarship. Those applying for the LPC scholarship must meet certain eligibility requirements. Details can be found at https://www.vectorsecurity.com/lpf-vs-scholarship.
Applications for either an LPQ or an LPC scholarship can be submitted via the Loss Prevention Foundation website at https://www.yourlpf.org/page/Vector_Security_Scholarship_2021.
About Vector Security Networks
Vector Security Networks (www.vectorsecuritynetworks.com) is a division of Vector Security, Inc., a top 4 integrator of physical security solutions and managed services for North American retailers and multi-site businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies. Vector Security Networks serves nearly 90,000 national account sites across North America. Vector Security Networks has installed primary and secondary networks for some of the largest retailers and quick serve restaurants in the United States.
About The Loss Prevention Foundation
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) is a not-for-profit 501 c (6) organization founded in 2006, by industry leading professionals to serve the loss prevention /asset protection industry. An international leader in educating and certifying loss prevention and asset protection professionals, LPF is responsible for administering the industry’s only internationally sanctioned LP credentials: LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC). With 24/7 online educational resources and a professional membership program, the LPF is able to educate the industry like no other organization of its kind, in the world. LPF is also focused on driving more talent to the industry from colleges, universities, military, and law enforcement. For more information, visit www.losspreventionfoundation.org.
For nearly 50 years, Vector Security, Inc. (www.vectorsecurity.com) has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of branches, authorized dealers and their ADS Security division. The Vector Security Networks division offers customized physical security and managed network services to multi-site commercial customers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security and automation solutions to nearly 400,000 homes and businesses across 58 branch locations.